Fire protection systems and sprinklers prevent such unimaginable suffering. But Big Ag consistently fights regulations.
"While babbling that 'no one feels [the loss of their animals] due to accident, operational errors, disease or fire more acutely than' farmers do, in reality the animal farming industry prefers to let the trapped chickens, turkeys and other captive animals burn to death in agony and terror, and simply replace them and the buildings with insurance money plus taxpayer dollars funded through the US Department of Agriculture," says Dr. Karen Davis, president of United Poultry Concerns.
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